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31 Traits Men Find Attractive in Confident Women

Tweet The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him – Helen Rowland 1. Down to earth 2. A team player 3. Can keep a

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Life Tips in Your Back Pocket

Tweet When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time.  Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools. – M. Leboeuf 1. Write down the pharse “I told

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Bill Russell: The only important statistic is the final score

Bill Russell joined the Celtics with the 1956-57 season already in progress, and soon led the league in average rebounds per game. With Russell on board, the Celtics easily made it to the NBA finals, facing off against the St. Louis Hawks. After six games, the tournament was deadlocked. In the decisive seventh game, Russell made one of the most famous plays in basketball history, the so-called “Coleman Play,” bounding with lightning speed from baseline to midcourt to block a shot by Hawks guard Jack Coleman. Russell’s teammate, Bob Cousy, remembered it as “the greatest physical act I’ve ever seen on a basketball floor.” The Celtics won the game 125 to 123, securing their first NBA Championship.

51 Simple Life Tips

Tweet A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets

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Arlen Specter: I am what I am

Tweet I do come from a strong family. – Arlen Specter If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong. – Arlen Specter Voting is fundamental in our

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Desmond Tutu: Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument

Tweet Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world – Desmond Tutu My father always used to say, “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.” Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can

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A More Perfect Union

Tweet “We the people, in order to form a more perfect union.” Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, launched America’s improbable experiment in democracy. Farmers and scholars; statesmen and patriots

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Step to Manhood #110

Tweet Authenticity, Security, and Pleasure are keys to a successful relationship.

Oscar Pistorius: Everyone has setbacks

Tweet You’re not disabled by the disabilities you have, you are able by the abilities you have. – Oscar Pistorius   My parents didn’t give me any scope to feel sorry for myself. They were just like ‘go play with your brother, go climb a tree, go fall off your

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The American Boy

Tweet OF COURSE what we have a right to expect of the American boy is that he shall turn out to be a good American man. Now, the chances are strong that he won’t be much of a man unless he is a good deal of a boy. He must

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Strength & Decency

There is always a tendency among very young men and among boys who are not quite youngmen as yet to think that to be wicked is rather smart; to think it shows that they are men. Oh,how often you see some young fellow who boasts that he is going to “see life,” meaning bythat that he is going to see that part of life which it is a thousandfold better should remainunseen! I ask that every man here constitute himself his brother’s keeper by setting anexample to that younger brother which will prevent him from getting such a false estimate of life.

23 Timeless Quotes About Wisdom

Tweet 1. If you want to leave footprints in the sands of time, don’t drag your feet. – Arnot L. Sheppard 2. We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. – Henry Ward Beecher 3.

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Duty, Honor, Country

No human being could fail to be deeply moved by such a tribute as this [Thayer Award]. Coming from a profession I have served so long, and a people I have loved so well, it fills me with an emotion I cannot express. But this award is not intended primarily to honor a personality, but to symbolize a great moral code — the code of conduct and chivalry of those who guard this beloved land of culture and ancient descent. That is the animation of this medallion. For all eyes and for all time, it is an expression of the ethics of the American soldier. That I should be integrated in this way with so noble an ideal arouses a sense of pride and yet of humility which will be with me always

Tom Cruise: I always look for a challenge

Tweet I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.” When you have to cope with a lot of problems, you’re either going to sink or you’re

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Dwight D. Eisenhower: Never waste a minute

Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II.